Economic Crisis related links for October 31st, 2009

LA Independent: A one-man street team: Once one of Hollywood’s homeless, Mark Horvath turns his knack for storytelling into a personalized video chronicle of a national tragedy.: Through his experiences, he has come to realize that the only way to truly stop homelessness is by getting people off streets, and into homes and jobs. NYTimes: […]

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Internet life links for October 31, 2009

Alex Hillman recently tweeted: “Twitter lists illustrate the most important shift in the internet: your bio is now written by others, and what they say about you.” He follows up with a longer piece on his blog. Google Wave: we came, we saw, we played D&D: It’s easy to see why many people who use […]

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Will Bunch: “The day Philly stopped being a joke”

Will Bunch: “The day Philly stopped being a joke”: Everyone said the real problem was that Philadelphia — the nation’s sixth largest city and fourth largest TV market, birthplace of both the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution — was a victim of a strange condition: low civic self-esteem. And what brought that on? […]

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Whitehouse.gov moves to Drupal

Dries Buytaert: Whitehouse.gov using Drupal Tim O’Reilly: Thoughts on the Whitehouse.gov switch to Drupal PDF: WhiteHouse.gov Goes Drupal Content Here: Is Drupal the right platform for whitehouse.gov? I think you can trace this way back to 2004 and Howard Dean’s run for the presidency. Their team chose Drupal as the framework to leverage for their […]

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NPR’s Daniel Jacobson shares details on their CMS ecosystem

Programmable Web: COPE: Create Once, Publish Everywhere Programmable Web: Content Modularity: More Than Just Data Normalization What strikes me is the focus on data storage and the emphasis on normalizing it to a modular form that enables re-use. I’ve seen CMSes over the years try and deny the value in this approach – they store […]

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